Outreach Network for Gene Drive Research
The Outreach Network for Gene Drive Research’s purpose is to raise awareness of the value of gene drive research for the public good. The Network supports coordination among members, information sharing, and engagement with key stakeholders to raise awareness of the value of gene drive research for the public good and of the need for continuous efforts in its advancement. The Network’s members are researchers and organisations working on gene drive research for public interest, organisations involved in outreach, stakeholder engagement and other relevant fields, as well as funders or supporters of these activities.
Emerging Ag acts as the secretariat of the Network, fostering discussion amongst members to promote consensus on selected topics, share expertise and support communication on gene drive. In addition, Emerging supports the organisation of events and members engagement in key public discussions, policy dialogues and policy fora where gene drive is being discussed.